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Vehicle fire shuts down two lanes of Interstate 85

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Multiple lanes of a major Charlotte interstate have been shut down after a vehicle caught fire early Friday morning.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a vehicle caught fire along the southbound lanes of Interstate 85 near mile marker 43.

The fire started around 8:34 a.m., NCDOT officials told WBTV.

The severity of the fire forced workers to shut down two of the four lanes in the area.

Officials expect to get the road re-opened around 9:30 Friday morning.

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